Malta Police have launched a murder investigation after a woman was found dead in Sta Venera.
Her body was found at around 6:15am on Friday morning in Mastrudaxxi Street.
The identity of the woman has not yet been confirmed.
It is the second murder in Malta in the space of 10 days.
On July 24, a man stabbed his mother and aunt to death in Gharghur before giving himself up to police.